**Scientific and Research Activities**

The scientific and research activities of the members of the department are very diverse. They are realized in cooperation with other departments of mathematics or with workplaces with a related focus. This is done not only within VŠB-TUO, but also within the Czech Republic and across several countries. The main areas of research are as follows:

- Numerical methods and quadratic programming
- Process optimization and control
- Statistical methods
- Differential equations and dynamical systems
- Differential geometry and variational calculus

Geometric methods in mechanics and field theory